Deep Trekker creates ROVs that are used for underwater inspection and tasks in a variety of industries, including aquaculture.
Five’s development and testing platform for software used in AVs will be merged with Bosch’s software engineering environment.
The combined company will offer an extended product portfolio to target a much broader spectrum of customers across the commercial and defense sectors.
Two of Waypoint Robotics’ heavy payload AMRs are being rebranded to join a new line of Locus Robotics’ LocusBots.
Element Logic plans to leverage SDI’s eight U.S. locations and five Latin American locations and make SDI an AutoStore integrator.
Bosch said the acquisition enables it to offer one-stop solutions, especially for the consumer goods and mobility industry including battery production as well as for the semiconductor production.
Ondas subsidiary American Robotics will leverage Ardenna’s analytics software to accelerate growth within the rail industry.
The acquisition of Matrox Imaging will add advanced hardware-agnostic cameras and interoperability software capabilities to Zebra’s portfolio.
With the acquisition, Zoox brings Strio’s co-founder and CEO Ruijie He on as director of perception, along with other top engineers.
Atlatec creates high-resolution 3D maps for Level 3 and 4 autonomous driving.
Wauseon Machine said the acquisition will double the size of its automation business overnight.
drag and bot spun out of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production and Automation. Its programming interface works with a variety of industrial robots.
STIHL’s robotic lawn mowers share a strong technical kinship with the fully autonomous line-marking robots produced by TinyMobileRobots, which are intended for use in sports fields, road construction, agriculture and more.
The acquisition strengthens Zapi Group’s position in the fast-growing mobile robotics sector.
Honeybee is best known for developing robotics systems for the space industry, including actuators, drills and sample collection systems for several Mars missions.
The acquisition of Melior Motion strengthens Schaeffler’s robotics portfolio. The company began expanding its robotics presence in 2017.
Eckhart offers engineering, design, simulation and integration services, as well as proprietary tooling and other automation and robotics systems such as AGVs and cobots.
The Robot Report tracked 58 robotics investments in December 2021 that totaled at least $1.2 billion. China and the U.S. led the way.
Magna International, a Canadian developer of car mobility technology, is adding more than 120 Optimus Ride employees to its team.
Wind River’s software is used on more than two billion edge devices across the globe. Wind River generated approximately $400 million in revenue in 2021.
The details of the deal were not disclosed. The companies will operate under the name Hy-Tek Material Handlings.
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